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These Pok Pok chicken wings coming to a Whole Foods near you...if it's the South Lake Union location. Photo via Facebook

Wed, Aug 3
The Carlile Room Dinner Series
Tom Douglas’s Paramount Theater adjacent restaurant is launching a dinner series called Work Release. Seattle line cooks, sous chefs, and chefs de cuisine will take a break from their normal grind and be guest chefs in the Carlile Room kitchen. The first to break from their culinary box is the Carlile Room’s own Henryk Bansales. He’ll be kicking off the inaugural dinner with three courses of the Indian food he eats on his days off: potato samosas with a trio of fresh chutneys, chicken tikka, chai brulee for dessert, and more. Dinner is at 7, includes drink pairings such as a boozy apricot lassi, and tickets are $55.

Thu, Aug 4
First Thursday Art Walk at Manu’s Bodega
Located in art walk central, Pioneer Square, this bright beacon on latin food will have art, live music, and happy hour on the patio this Thursday. Starting at 5, take a break from gallery veggie trays and grab a margarita and plate of plantain nachos instead.

Smuggler’s Cove Book Launch Party at Rumba
The 10th annual Tales of the Cocktail Best Cocktail Bar in America award went to San Francisco’s Smuggler’s Cove, beating Seattle’s accolade-laden Canon. This Thursday, to celebrate the Smuggler’s Cove: Exotic Cocktails, Rum, and the Cult of Tiki book release, owners Martin and Rebecca Cate, and “tikitender” Steven Liles are coming to Seattle for a tiki takeover at fellow rum peddler Rumba. There will be copies of their book available for the book signing, a menu of Smuggler’s Cove cocktail specials, and likely a lot of Hawaiian print shirts.

Fri, Aug 5
Pok Pok Chicken Wing Happy Hour at Whole Foods
Rose City restaurateur Andy Ricker is coming to South Lake Union in the name of crispy, garlicky, fish sauce–sticky chicken wings. These Vietnamese-style wings are a best seller at the two-time James Beard award winner’s Portland restaurant Pok Pok. They’ll be $6 for an order of three wings at Whole Foods during a poultry-filled happy hour from 5 to 7.

Sun, Aug 7
Jamaican Feast at Marjorie
This Capitol Hill restaurant feels like your eating in owner Donna Moodie’s home; pictures of Moodie’s family line the walls and Moodie herself chats with diners throughout the evening. But this Sunday, the usual restaurant vibe and menu will give way to a restaurant-wide Jamaican feast. Chef Isaac Hutchins will be serving up curry goat, jerk chicken, oxtail stew, and other Jamaican-inspired small plates and desserts. There will be two seatings: 4pm for $45 and another at 7:30pm for $60.

Butchery Class and Rosé Lunch at Seven Beef
Animal butchery and summery rosés on a Sunday. Sure, why not? Get a hands-on tutorial on breaking down a side of beef with chefs Jinho Han and Andy Jeong. They’ll demonstrate how to make a variety of cuts, a few of which attendees will take home. After a schooling in butchery, Han will be turning out a patio lunch full of rosé and, oh yes, freshly split meat. No prior experience necessary. Tickets are $120 for a four-hour long class that begins at 10am at the Central District steak house.

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